World’s Oldest Ground-Edge Stone axe found In Australia

Australian archaeologists has announced that they have discovered a piece of the world’s oldest axe. The axe was discovered in the remote Kimberley region of Western Australia. The analysis of the fragment was published in the journal Australian Archaeology.

The axe fragment is about the size of a thumbnail and dates back to a Stone Age period of 45000 to 49000 years ago. It is an axe with a handle attached. Its antiquity coincides with or immediately follows the arrival of humans on the Australian landmass.

So let’s do:
1. Name the country, which has announced that they have discovered a piece of the world’s oldest axe ?


Source – The Economic Times



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